April 30, 2012

Glen Cove Mansion Kept Tips, Lawsuit Claims

Leeds Morelli and Brown, has filed a class action lawsuit in Nassau County State Supreme Court on behalf of Brahim Chhab, a former waiter for the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center. The lawsuit accuses the upscale establishment of withholding gratuity wages from its catering staff, according to the plaintiff’s lawyers.
April 16, 2012

Joseph Maturo, Mayor of East Haven, Connecticut, apologizes for ‘taco’ comment

The mayor of East Haven is under fire after making a racist comment about Latinos after four of the city police officers were charged with using excessive force against undocumented immigrants.
April 16, 2012

NYPD Commissioner's Son Accused of Rape

A Manhattan woman has accused “Good Day New York” co-host Greg Kelly of rape. Greg Kelly, son of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, met the woman at South Street Seaport in October, 2011, for drinks before he sexually assaulted her in the law firm where she worked.
March 27, 2012

Anti – Gay Group Tells JC Penney to Fire Ellen DeGeneres

One Million Moms, an anti-gay activist group tied to the American Family Association, is calling on retailer JC Penney to drop talk Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson.
March 21, 2012

Tea Party Groups In Tennessee Demand Textbooks Overlook U.S. Founder’s Slave-Owning History

A group of Tea Party activists in Tennessee are pushing for a major overhaul in U.S. History textbooks.
March 21, 2012

Jimmy Fallon Slapped With Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

It has been reported Jimmy Fallon, late night talk show host, and NBC Universal are being sued for gender discrimination. According to the lawsuit filed by Paul Tarascio, Jimmy Fallon does not like working with men because he prefers to be told what to do by women.
March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”